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Motivate your students and create an engaging classroom environment with the time-tested strategies in this book. Drawing on over 35 years of experience, author and consultant John D. Strebe offers a wealth of advice for teachers who want to encourage collaboration and team learning among students of all grade levels. This expanded second edition includes activities and examples across the subject areas, as well as new reproducible tools for classroom use. Topics include…
- Building enthusiasm and increasing student development with games, mini competitions, and team projects.
- Implementing new seating arrangements that promote discussion and participation.
- Keeping students engaged during lectures and presentations.
- Facilitating group work by organizing students into teams based on academic skills and personal traits.
- And more!
John D. Strebe taught secondary mathematics for 38 years in the Maryland public schools. He conducts workshops for teachers across the country, providing instruction on setting up a cooperative and engaging classroom.